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Kyambogo University

Kyambogo University

5288552/55, Maddu, +256702637, Uganda

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Description Kyambogo University is a public university in Uganda. It is one of the eight public universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country.HistoryKyambogo University was established in 2003 by the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 by merging Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo, the Institute of Teacher Education, Kyambogo, and the Uganda National Institute of Special Education .Uganda Polytechnic KyambogoIn 1928 the trade and technical courses at Makerere College were split off into the new Kampala Technical School. The school moved to Nakawa and became the Kampala Technical Institute. In 1958 that school was moved to Kyambogo renamed Uganda Technical College and then was finally renamed Uganda Polytechnic, Kyambogo.Institute of Teacher Education, KyambogoITEK started as a government teacher training college in 1948 at Nyakasura, Kabarole District. In 1954, it transferred to Kyambogo Hill as a national teachers’ college and later became ITEK by statute of parliament in 1989.Uganda National Institute of Special EducationUNISE was affiliated to the Department of Special Education at the faculty of education of Makerere University, becoming an autonomous institution by Act of Parliament in 1998.CampusThe university campus is located on Kyambogo Hill.Organization and administrationAs of January 2012, Kyambogo University had six faculties and one school:

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